Al-Hajeej fraud: Duped aspirants protest for refund

Al-Hajeej fraud: Duped aspirants protest for refund

By Ishfaq Reshi SRINAGAR: Hajj aspirants duped by Al-Hajeej Tour and Travel, a private travel company, in 2011 protested here on Monday to demand refund. The private tour and travel company had duped hundreds of gullible Hajj aspirants in 2011. The owners of the company were absconding since 2012 after failing to provide visas to […]

Director IIT Kharagpur interacts with CUK students

Director IIT Kharagpur interacts with CUK students

Srinagar: Director IIT Kharagpur, Prof. P P Chakarborty, today interacted with the students of the Department of IT, Central University of Kashmir (CUK), at Nowgam-II block of the varsity. In his address, Prof. P. P. Chakarborty deliberated about different projects that are being pursued at IIT Kharagpur which include Signal & System in Life Sciences, […]

Zargar continues to head Jamia Market

Zargar continues to head Jamia Market

Srinagar: Javaid Ahmad Zargar has been re-elected as the President of Jamia Market Traders Federation, as his resignation was not accepted by the shopkeepers. Shopkeepers of Jamai market marched towards the residence of Javaid Zargar this morning and protested against his resignation. They showed their full support to Zargar. Later the union meeting was held […]

Governor orders time-bound digitization of all records

SRINAGAR: The Governor N N Vohra has directed time bound digitisation of all important records and de-weeding of irrelevant papers in his secretariat. During an inspection on Raj Bhavan on the re-opening on offices in Srinagar on Monday, the Governor went around the estate and directed maintenance of cleanliness, proper upkeep of the gardens and […]

Hurriyat (G) seminar on Thursday

Srinagar:  All Parties Hurriyat Conference (G) is holding a daylong seminar: “Present Situations and Our Responsibilities” on May 12, 2016, Thursday at Hyderpora, Srinagar. The seminar will be presided over by Chairman Hurriyat Syed Ali Geelani and many prominent speakers will present their view point on the topic. The said seminar will start at 10:30 […]

Children hospital’s gynaecology unit has just 3 medicos

Children hospital’s gynaecology unit has just 3 medicos

SRINAGAR: Shortage of doctors is affecting healthcare operations at the gynaecology unit of the children’s hospital located at Sonwar here. The unit only has three doctors available to examine about 40-50 patients in a week. The unit was set up to cater to patients, mostly expecting women, from Awantipora and southern parts of Srinagar. But […]

Bone and Joints Hospital: where only consultations are free, everything else is available in market

Bone and Joints Hospital: where only consultations are free, everything else is available in market

SRINAGAR: At Kashmir Valley’s only specialised orthopedic facility, Bone and Joints Hospital (B&J Hospital), at Barzulla here, the patients have to purchase almost everything from cotton to bandage to plaster clips from the market. Patients and attendants who spoke with Kashmir Reader said they were made to purchase all items required for a cast at […]

‘Pro-India politicians only interest is to secure India’s future in Kashmir’

‘Pro-India politicians only interest is to secure India’s future in Kashmir’

SRINAGAR: Dukhtaran-e-Millat chairperson, Syedah Aasiyeh Andrabi, on Sunday appealed Kashmiri youth to fail “the sinister policies” of pro-India politicians by rejecting their “deceptive political gimmickry”. She was referring to the comments made by chief minister Mehbooba Mufti during meetings with some youth wherein she had admired the perseverance of Kashmiri to go on despite the […]

City roads in shambles, government in slumber

City roads in shambles, government in slumber

By Ishfaq Reshi SRINAGAR: The commuters in this summer capital of the state are having a tough time as the Roads and Buildings (R&B) department has failed to carry out necessary repairs of the roads. Even the major roads such as Batmaloo-Qamarwari, Jehangir Chowh-Soura, and Lal Chowk-Hazratbal, roads are in a dilapidated state. “The non-seriousness […]